By default, your router encrypts wireless connections so that no one accesses your WiFi without permission. Note that the passwords that come in your Movistar Router are long and difficult to memorize. They are strong passwords. But you never know. One day you consult your Smart WiFi App and you see that there are unknown devices connected. You can block them. But if the situation repeats itself frequently, touch change the WiFi password.
Changing the WiFi password is not something you should do frequently. There are those who have their Movistar Router connected all day and have not needed it. But you never know who lives on the other side and if he is able to connect to the Internet without permission from your Router. But come on, it’s an easy task to do.
The important thing is to choose a good password. Strong passwords are more difficult to obtain. They should also not be published or shared lightly. It is better to create a guest WiFi network than to share your WiFi password.
How to change the WiFi password
If you look at your Movistar Router you will see that you have access to two WiFi points. One is WiFi and one is WiFi Plus. One is 2.4 GHz and offers wireless Internet with wide coverage. WiFi Plus is 5 GHz and offers more speed but at less distance. The point is that, by default, they share the same password. And although it is a complex password, it can fall into the wrong hands and access your WiFi without permission.
Whatever the reason you want to change your WiFi password, there are several ways to do it. The fastest and most comfortable, by going to the Smart WiFi App. From there you will see the connected devices and other data about your connection.
Within the Smart WiFi App, from My network> My WiFi, you will see the WiFi and WiFi Plus password. Entering, you can change them one by one. As the application itself indicates, “it must have between 8 and 63 characters. You can use numbers, letters and some symbols (@? = <;…) “. Once changed, the App itself will tell you if they are strong passwords or not.
Another way to change the WiFi password is by going to the Alejandra Portal. From the browser, you can change both passwords.
How to create strong passwords
Now we know how to change the WiFi password. It is easy. But the important thing is not so much to change the password. It’s about choosing strong passwords that are hard to figure out, even by specialized programs or scripts. Another tip: don’t repeat passwords. If you always use the same one, when they discover it, they will use it in all your services and apps.
Experts usually agree on several aspects. The longer the better. The more random the better. The more combined characters you have, the better. Uppercase and lowercase, numbers, and letters. Some symbol, to mislead. Randomness is helpful. You can even makeup words or combine two or three to help you remember them.